This year closes out with the stateside (and Canadian) premieres of two Aussie dramas, along with several titles from Down Under being added to a streaming service.
Four dramas, four stand-up comedy specials, two comedy-drama series, and one reality TV show — all from Australia — premiere in the US in May.
Two programs from Australia premiere in the US in March, including the film fans of Miss Fisher’s have been waiting for with bated breath.
One Australian TV series premieres in the US in November, while an awards-nominated Aussie TV movie begins streaming via SVOD.
With hundreds of TV shows from Down Under available in the US, let’s look at ten titles that are (mostly) outside the realm of the mysteries and crime dramas we’re so fond of.
Everything’s coming up Aussie in Down Under TV in July, including the new seasons of award winners The Letdown and Wentworth.
The start of summer brings a brand new Kiwi-Danish crime thriller and three new seasons of Aussie TV series to the US, plus the local broadcast premiere of an Australian documentary.
The new season of an award-winning Aussie political thriller launches in March, and the Aussie version of a hit British improv comedy show arrives stateside.
The Pacific: In the Wake of Captain Cook with Sam Neill is a can’t-miss factual series that begins airing nationally in the US tonight.
Many of the new Down Under TV series in 2018 were good or great, and some I couldn’t get into no matter how terrific their ratings. Herewith, then, are my favorites.